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Mark Bauerlein


Mark Bauerlein is Professor Emeritus of English at Emory University. His books include The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Tarcher/Penguin 2008) and Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (Pennsylvania, 1997). His essays have appeared in PMLA, Yale Review, Partisan Review, and Wilson Quarterly, and his commentaries and reviews have appeared in Education Week, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, TLS, The Weekly Standard, and Chronicle of Higher Education.

Published Articles & Media

Two Answers to Political Correctness

Review of “The Assault on American Excellence” by Anthony Kronman and “Safe Enough Spaces” by Michael Roth

Protecting College Students from Uncomfortable Ideas

A review of "The Coddling of the American Mind" by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

The Not-So-Golden Mean

A review of "The End of Average" by Todd Rose

Ready for Play Time?

A review of "The Importance of Being Little," by Erika Christakis

High-Achieving Countries Leave America Behind

A review of "Failing Our Brightest Kids" by Chester E. Finn Jr. and 
Brandon L. Wright

High Marks for Games in the Classroom

A review of The Game Believes in You, by Greg Toppo

Disruptive Innovation in Practice

A review of Michael B. Horn's and Heather Staker's "Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools"

The Impenetrable Classroom

Mark Bauerlein reviews Larry Cuban's "Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice."

The Courage to Act

"Radical: Fighting to Put Students First," by Michelle Rhee, as reviewed by Mark Bauerlein

The Hazards of the Great Example

A review of Tony Wagner's new book, Creating Innovators

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